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Rehabilitation Medicine

The Rehabilitation Medicine service provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary medical rehabilitation and general medical care for patients with disability resulting from illness or accident. These includes patients with stroke, hip fractures, amputations, spinal cord injury, trauma and traumatic brain injury and complex medical conditions spanning all age groups. The goal is towards optimal functional ability and mobility, enabling a discharge home, reintegration into the family, work and society.

Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians work with other specialists and allied health professionals to deliver comprehensive, holistic rehabilitation and care to adult patients with acquired or congenital disabilities using a person centered approach to achieve optimal functional outcomes.

We provide Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation services and Comprehensive Rehabilitation Medicine Consults to both inpatients and outpatients, who will be seen in the Rehabilitation Medicine clinics.

Our Clinical Services

Our Clinical Services include but not limited to:

  • Stroke Rehabilitation Assessments (both at acute and chronic) and management of complications of stroke, including spasticity management
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation assessment and management
  • Spinal Cord Injury (both traumatic and non-traumatic) Rehabilitation assessment and management
  • Amputee Rehabilitation assessments and management (we work closely with the SGH multidisciplinary amputee clinic for patients who qualify for prosthetics following major lower limb amputations like BKA, AKA)
  • Return to work Rehabilitation assessments and management for acquired injury for non- work related injuries/ illnesses
  • Assessment and management for Adults (above 18) with childhood or juvenile onset disability.
  • Management of non-surgical musculoskeletal disorders and Rehabilitation post joint replacements
  • Rehabilitation management of sequelae post ICU admission.
  • Cancer Rehabilitation assessments and management
  • Rehabilitation assessments and management from impairments or activity limitations arising from disorders of the heart, lungs or other medical disorders
  • Rehabilitation assessments and management of Neurological disorders like neurodegenerative disorders (eg Parkinson's disease), neuro-inflammatory disorders.
  • Trauma Rehabilitation

Our Care Team

Senior Consultant

  • A/Prof Ng Yee Sien
  • Dr Bok Chek Wai

Associate Consultant

  • Dr Dominic Chen Enhan


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